A suite of long-term strategies the NSW Government is developing to maintain the resilience of the state’s water resources.
Water sharing plans are a statutory obligation under the Water Management Act 2000.
Water resource plans must be prepared and submitted for assessment to meet our commitment to the Commonwealth's Basin Plan.
Reforming floodplain management to ensure a fair share for all water users and the environment.
Achieving similar or even better environmental outcomes for rivers, wetlands and wildlife using less water.
Water recovery projects can provide additional water for productive and environmental purposes.
We manage and implement co-funding programs to assist in the delivery of water and sewerage infrastructure in regional NSW.
Long term strategies that will inform future planning and management of the state's water resources.
A two year program working together with the sector to identify long-term solutions to the key barriers facing Local Water Utilities.